Wright & Like 2019
to Jun 9

Wright & Like 2019

  • Oostburg, Two Rivers and Manitowoc (map)
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Saturday, June 8 | Along the Shore

Wright in Wisconsin brings our annual Wright and Like™ house tour to northeastern Wisconsin as we go “Along the Shore” to Oostburg, Manitowoc and Two Rivers. 

This is our first visit to the area and we are excited to introduce regional “Like” architects John Bloodgood Schuster and Earl F. Miller. You may not be familiar with these names, but Schuster spent many years working closely with Russell Barr Williamson, a close associate of Frank Lloyd Wright, and you will see their influence in Schuster's designs. Miller was a Chicago-School trained architect at the turn of the 20th century with his own distinctive style. From a Prairie Style house in a recently designated historic district to mid-century modern gems, this tour is sure to delight.

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Sunday, June 9 | Print This!

Frank Lloyd Wright had a lifelong interest in graphic arts and in learning by doing. This is your chance to experience firsthand the process of letterpress printing.

Join us for this special event and print your own personalized poster featuring the WL graphic of Still Bend. The morning will consist of brunch, an in-depth tour of the museum and time in the print workshop. Museum staff will walk you through the process of selecting and setting type as well as printing your poster. No previous experience is necessary. Due to the nature of this event attendance is limited and available only to WIW members until May 11. If spaces remain after that date we will open them to the public.

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  • Order tickets here - $55 (Tickets are not refundable)

  • Location: Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum

Tickets purchased in advance will be mailed, along with driving maps, on May 17th, allowing you to start your touring at any location.  Both members and non-members save $10 per ticket by ordering in advance. 

Orders placed after May 17 will be held in WILL CALL for pick up on June 8 at the Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum. 

Wright and Like™ Weekend Lodging

Be sure to mention ‘Wright and Like™ when you request a room at one of these locations.  Reservations must be made by May 7.

  • Lighthouse Inn on the Lake $89-$112

    1515 Memorial Drive, Two Rivers, WI  54241

    800.228.6416 or email rooms@lhinn.com

  • Holiday Inn – Manitowoc $139

    601 Calumet Avenue, Manitowoc, WI  54220

More information found here: http://wrightinwisconsin.org/wright-2019

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2019 Madison Trust for Historic Preservation Awards
5:00 PM17:00

2019 Madison Trust for Historic Preservation Awards

Each year, the Madison Trust highlights specific projects that show a high level of devotion to historic preservation through property owners, architects, designers, contractors or other participants.

We invite you to join us in recognizing individuals who have made outstanding contributions in activities that support the preservation and the promotion of our cultural heritage.

Purchase tickets here


5:00 p.m. Tasting tour, optional with additional fee

5:30 p.m. Check in and social hour

6:15 p.m. Awards ceremony

Ticket Information: PURCHASE

Trust Members

$25.00 Awards Ceremony

$32.00 Tasting Tour + Awards Ceremony

Non Members

$35.00 Awards Ceremony

$42.00 Tasting Tour + Awards Ceremony 

*Tasting Tour + Awards Ceremony tickets must be reserved in advance by May 6.

**Depending on availability, tickets may be sold at the door. To guarantee a space, please register early.

Review past award recipients.

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5:00 PM17:00

2019 WAHPC State Conference and WHS - CAMP

  • Best Western Premiere Waterfront Hotel (map)
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Best Western Premiere Waterfront Hotel

1 North Main Street, Oshkosh, WI

Friday, April 12, 2019

The full-day workshop will feature units on Building Public Support, Ethics and the Role of the Commissioner, Preservation Planning, and a Design Review Exercising. This one day CAMP workshop will be part of this year’s WAHPC annual meeting in Oshkosh and will be held on Friday, April 12th at the Best Western Hotel, 1 North Main Street. For information about the National Alliance of Preservation Commissions CAMP Workshop, see the letter linked here from Wisconsin Historical Society.

Registration must be made by March 28, 2019 using the WAHPC Website. There is No CAMP Event Registration Fee thanks to a generous grant from the Jeffris Family Foundation

Hotel Room Reservations

For overnight stay, call: (920) 230-1900

Request WAHPC special rate $82.00 by March 11, 2019.

All CAMP Sessions will take place in the Hotel, Athearn Room (A)

Camp Sessions

8:00 – 8:15 WAHPC and City of Oshkosh Welcome

8:15 – 8:30 CAMP Introduction

8:30 – 9:30 Legal Basics: A fundamental background of preservation law as it relates to local preservation commissions: local ordinance, local codes, and federal and state laws. Ramona Bartos

9:30 – 9:45 Break

9:45 – 10:45 Standards and Guidelines for Design Review: Reviewing the Federal Standards and Guidelines and learning to apply them to real world cases. Friederike Mittner

10:45 – 11:45 Preservation Planning: Planning for the resource, the commission, and the community. Amber Stimpson

11:45 – 12:45 Lunch Athearn Room (A) During Lunch, WHS Staff will present a brief report on the 2018 WI Historic Tax Credit Program. Page 2

12:30-12:45 WAHPC Members Annual Meeting - Election of Board Members and new Officers. Meeting in Athearn Room (B)

12:45 – 1:45 Ethics and the Role of the Commissioner: Best practices and preparation strategies for before, during, and after a public hearing. Ramona Bartos

1:45 – 2:30 Public Outreach/Working with City Officials: Gain the tools needed to be an effective spokesman for historic preservation in the community. Amber Stimpson

2:30 – 2:45 Break

2:45 – 3:45 Design Review Exercise Friederike Mittner

3:45 – 4:00 Wrap up

4:30 – 5:30 “Awards Presentations” WAHPC and Wisconsin Trust for Historic Preservation

Oshkosh Public Library, 106 Washington Avenue, the Dome

Nomination form

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4:30 PM16:30

WTHP 2018 Awards Presentations!

The Great Hall, Rotunda and Dome

William Waters, architect

Oshkosh Public Library

Washington Avenue Neoclassical

National Historic District (2017)


Get your Nomination in for Awards in five categories!

Nominations are due March 22

Nomination form here


WAHPC and Wisconsin Trust for Historic Preservation Oshkosh Public Library

106 Washington Avenue,

The Dome


3 Blocks noth on Main St. right on Washington Avenue

Parking lot location between Jefferson and Mount Vernon Streets.

Entrance door is through the new addition

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9:00 AM09:00

Wisconsin Historic Tax Credits: What’s Next?

The Historic Building Reuse Series

9:00am - Opening and Networking

10:00am - WHTC program - past and present

12:00pm - Lunch and Building Tours

1:00pm - WHTC program - a vision of the future

3:00pm - Q & A and Networking

Free seminar, lunch provided

RSVP: tibbetts@uwm.edu

A mid-day panel discussion and workshop

Mike Jackson, former Illinois Deputy SHPO, IHPA.

Jonathan Beck, Alexander Company, Madison, WI.

William R. Cummings, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C.

Josh Lederer, HTC Investor, Fallbrook Credit Finance.

James Draeger, Historian and Wisconsin SHPO


Join us for a mid-day panel discussion focused on the Wisconsin Historic Tax Credit program. Since the program’s elevation to 20% of Qualified Restoration Expenses (QRE’s) in 2014, Wisconsin has become a national leader in the economic, social, and job creation benefits of reusing existing historic buildings. These benefits have been felt throughout the state. Showing case study examples that maximize the economic benefits of state historic credits, the panel will examine the initial intentions of the program, how it has grown recently, and what to expect as we move forward.


The Historic Preservation Institute Lecture Series focuses on the challenges of retaining key historic buildings and districts in Milwaukee. This series is being offered as a educational tool for students and professionals. The HPI functions as a laboratory for studies into building documentation, historic research, re-use design proposals, and the economics of landmark retention. As with the fall HPI lectures for the past five years, the spring workshop examines the latest challenges facing design, construction and development teams. The mid-day workshop will include lunch and building tours.

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5:30 PM17:30

Women In Design - Pecha Kucha - Milwaukee

Join us on Wednesday, November 1st from 5:30-8p for the Women in Design Pecha Kucha style event at Workshop Architects (201 East Pittsburgh Avenue). 


REGISTER: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/its-about-time-tickets-38924439045


This Pecha Kucha style event features women from a variety of design disciplines, all working within the city of Milwaukee. Their presentations are each an interpretation of "It's About Time." Enjoy complimentary beverages and appetizers. This event is free & open to the public.

5:30 - 6:00 pm Reception
6:00 - 6:15 pm Introductions
6:15 - 7:30 pm Pecha Kucha Presentations
7:30 - 8:00 pm Closing Reception



Krista Ludwig, GMR Marketing

Kelly Christiansen, Kahler Slater

Dawn McCarthy, Milwaukee Preservation Alliance

Stacey Keller, Mead & Hunt

Angela Van Dyke, Workshop Architects

Kate Nelson, UW-Milwaukee Office of Sustainability

Jody Jessup-Anger, Marquette University

Jackie Wolke, Groth Design Group

Kelsey Ortero, Marquette University + Near West Side Partners (NWSP)

*presentation order is determined the day of the event


This event is sponsored by:

Workshop Architects

Groth Design Group

Duet Resource Group

J.H. Findorff & Son

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